Farmers’ organizations receive livelihood projects

Posted by on May 23, 2014 in News |

Farmers’ organizations receive livelihood projects

The Department of Agriculture-10 (DA-10) through the Mindanao Rural Development Program-Community Fund for Agricultural Development (MRDP-CFAD) has turned-over income generating projects to eight farmers’ associations in Salay, Misamis Oriental. The  subprojects amounting to P1.75 million includes the Draft Animal and Corn Production Project for Alipuaton Farmers Association (FA); Corn Production Project for the Ampenican Rural Improvement Club; Cassava Production Project for the Ampenican...

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DAREA Oathtaking

Posted by on May 23, 2014 in News |

DAREA Oathtaking

The set of elected officers of the Department of Agriculture Retired Employees Association (DAREA) recently took their oath, signifying their voluntary intent to take the lead in pooling the resources of the members of the association to embark on various social and economic enterprises for the purpose of meeting their common needs. According to Rosalio G. Lorono, DAREA chair, the association’s foremost objectives includes promoting the growth and development of expertise/skills of the...

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Kauswagan: An advocate of Organic Farming in R10

Posted by on May 22, 2014 in Aggie News |

The town of Kauswagan that used to be beset with problems on their peace and order situation has turned into one productive community through its advocacy on organic farming. Such has been recognized by the Organic Agriculture (OA) Program of the Department of Agriculture – Regional Field Office 10 (DA-RFO 10). Declared as one of the regional winners of the agency’s Organic Agriculture Achievers Award (OAAA), the Municipal Local Government Unit (MLGU) of Kauswagan has devoted nearly 2,000...

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2nd Organic Food Festival held

Posted by on May 22, 2014 in News |

2nd Organic Food Festival held

More than 250 farmers, fisherfolks and organic practitioners and advocates throughout Mindanao convened in a two-day 2nd Organic Food festival held in Kapatagan Gymnasium, Lanao del Norte on May 20-21, 2014. Ms. Josing Manandil (extreme right photo), executive director of the Mindanao Tri-people Resource Center (MTWRC) and organizer of the said event, explained that the  said affair seek: to showcase the agri/aqua products, to promote sustainable agriculture technologies and its...

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Bulua BFT launched

Posted by on May 22, 2014 in News |

Bulua BFT launched

  The Department of Agriculture of Region 10 (DA-10) through the Agribusiness and Marketing Assistance Division (AMAD) has recently turned-over the Cagayan de Oro Food Terminal (CDOFT) project to the Cagayan de Oro Federation of Agricultural Cooperatives (CFACO) on May 20, 2014 in Brgy. Bulua, Cagayan de Oro City. It was represented by Engr. Roxana H. Hojas, Regional Technical Director of DA-10 and Chedy V. Ansale, interim Chief of AMAD. Corazon E. Balabat, BFT Focal Person, said that the...

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